Friday, April 19, 2013 - 1:03pm
Testimony submitted by members of the Coalition Against Forest Pests to the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies on April 15, 2013.
Friday, December 7, 2012 - 10:17am
The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) is a non-profit organization that represents the directors of all 50 state forestry agencies, the eight U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. State Foresters deliver technical and financial assistance, and forest health, water and wildfire protection on over half of the nation’s forestland, which is held in private or non-federal public ownership. They are also key stakeholders and often cooperators in the management of federal lands...
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 9:10pm
November 15, 2012
Hans Joachim Droste, Ph. D.
Policy and Standards Director
FSC International Center
Charles-de-Gualle Strasse 5
53113 Bonn, Germany
Subject: FSC ADVICE 20-007-17 Evaluation of Nurseries in the Management Unit (Draft 0-1)
Dear Mr. Joachim Droste:
The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) is a non-profit organization that represents the
directors of all 50 state forestry agencies, the eight U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. State
Foresters have a...
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 1:15pm
A summary of Association activities for the 2012 fiscal year.
Friday, July 27, 2012 - 3:13pm
July 25, 2012
Dear Chairman Mica and Ranking Member Rahall:
We are writing to thank you for scheduling a markup of H.R. 2541, the Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act, and to express our support for committee approval of this important bipartisan legislation that will protect jobs, natural resources and recreational opportunities on federal, state, local, tribal and private forestlands. We commend Representatives Jaime Herrera Beutler (RWash.) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) for advancing this...
Monday, July 9, 2012 - 2:04pm
Based on responses from all 50 state forestry agency surveys, this report outlines 2011 national and regional prescribed fire activity, state prescribed fire programs, and identifies impediments limiting prescribed fire use. The results of the survey show that all federal, state, and private prescribed fire use in the U.S during 2011 totaled an estimated 20.2 million acres.
Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 11:32am
NASF supports the efforts of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell to advance a shared vision for the nation's forests based on an all-lands approach to conservation. An all-lands vision for forests must recognize the value of all forests and trees-rural and urban, public and private-in all states and U.S. territories. While NASF's recommendations focus on state and private forests, we recognize that public benefits as well as...
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 3:43pm
The appendix document contains fact sheets for all 59 member states, districts and territories.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 3:31pm
Healthy forests in America are critical to public health and well-being and are as integral to our national infrastructure as roads and bridges. Encompassing two-thirds of the vast landscape of America’s forests, state and private lands filter our air and water, provide jobs and the bulk of the nation’s wood supply, and are places where people seek out and enjoy wildlife and nature. America’s state and private forests are served by a sophisticated, ecologically-responsive suite of programs that...
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Friday, April 29, 2011 - 8:29am
Commissioned by the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), the bi-partisan polling team of Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R) recently partnered to complete a nationwide survey of voters to assess key public perceptions and values related to forests.The new results reveal a striking consensus among Americans:
Voters strongly value the nation's forests, especially as sources of clean air and water.
Voters have an increased...